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COVID-19: States and Price-Gouging Enforcement

USA - March 27 2020 On March 11, the World Health Organization declared the spread of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 a "pandemic." Businesses around the…

Ryan P. Phair

Managing COVID-19 Risk In New Agreements

USA - March 24 2020 Nobody knows when the effects of COVID-19 on the economy will begin to loosen, but two things appear clear: The end will be gradual rather than a…

Cameron L. Davis, P. Watson Seaman, Robert M. Tata

COVID-19: Contract Cancellation and the Doctrines of Impossibility and Frustration of Purpose

United Kingdom, USA - March 18 2020 Contracts are essential to business. They formalize obligations, eliminate risks, and provide a measure of certainty in what…

Cameron L. Davis, P. Watson Seaman

COVID-19: Excusing Performance of Commercial Contracts due to 'Force Majeure'

USA - March 16 2020 On March 11, the World Health Organization identified as a "pandemic" the novel coronavirus outbreak that causes COVID-19. Businesses around the…

P. Watson Seaman, Robert M. Tata

The Next Wave of Accessibility Litigation in the Retail Industry: Braille Gift Cards

USA - November 6 2019 For the past few years, retailers have been confronted with a tidal wave of litigation alleging that their websites are inaccessible in violation of…

M. Brett Burns, Ryan P. Phair